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Template used for adding automatically a sort key, Wikidata item and category People by name and Women or Men by name according to the gender of the person

The template automatically sets the following categories: People by name; Women by name and Men by name (either); YYYY births; YYYY deaths (in this latter case also Deceases people by name)


{{subst:PeopleByName |1= |2= |3= |4= |5= |6= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 Surname, last name, family name Sort key by surname empty required
2 Name, first name, given name (including middle name[s]) Sort key by name empty required
3 Gender attribute Attribute to determine the categorization of people: possible values= F (women/ female), M (men/ male) or O (other) empty required
4 Wikidata item Wikidata item to insert Authority control data and Wikidata number item empty optional
5 Year of birth Insert the year of birth in the format YYYY empty optional
6 Year of death Insert the year of death in the format YYYY empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the Category namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Placement: At the top of the page

See also